300 episodes

The RSA hosts one of the world’s leading public events programmes, delivering over 100 lectures, talks, screenings and debates a year.

These events provide a platform for our most exciting public thinkers, and encourage intelligent exploration of today’s most urgent social challenges.

Our public programme welcomes speakers from across the world and across disciplines – all united by a belief in the power of ideas to inspire and motivate social change.

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The RSA hosts one of the world’s leading public events programmes, delivering over 100 lectures, talks, screenings and debates a year.

These events provide a platform for our most exciting public thinkers, and encourage intelligent exploration of today’s most urgent social challenges.

Our public programme welcomes speakers from across the world and across disciplines – all united by a belief in the power of ideas to inspire and motivate social change.

    How Extremism Spreads

    How Extremism Spreads

    How do people come to be radicalised online? Counter-extremism expert Julia Ebner exposes the inner workings of some of the most dangerous groups on the internet.

    This event was recorded live at the RSA on Thursday 20th February 2020. Discover more about this event: https://www.thersa.org/events/2020/02/how-extremism-spreads

    • 56 min
    Work Less and Get Things Done

    Work Less and Get Things Done

    Can we redesign the working week to improve worker productivity and wellbeing? With author and futurist Alex Soojung-Kim Pang.

    This event was recorded live at the RSA on Thursday 13th February 2020. Discover more about this event here:https://www.thersa.org/events/2020/02/work-less-and-get-things-done

    • 57 min
    Democracy and the Digital Public Sphere

    Democracy and the Digital Public Sphere

    Is digitised social media destroying democracy? With Archon Fung, Professor of Citizenship at the Harvard Kennedy School.

    This event was recorded live at the RSA on Monday 10th February 2020. Discover more about this event here: https://www.thersa.org/events/2020/02/democracy-and-the-digital-public-sphere

    • 1 hr 1 min
    How to Burst the Reality Bubble

    How to Burst the Reality Bubble

    Science writer Ziya Tong explores the blind spots and illusions that warp our sense of reality, and lays out a new way of understanding the world that can equip us to face our biggest challenges.

    This event was recorded live at the RSA on Thursday 6th February 2020. Discover more about this event here: https://www.thersa.org/events/2020/02/how-to-burst-the-reality-bubble

    • 56 min
    A Manifesto for Happiness

    A Manifesto for Happiness

    Happiness pioneer Richard Layard issues a call to action to citizens, governments and policymakers to adopt a new model of social organisation.

    This event was recorded live at the RSA on Thursday 30th January 2020. Discover more about this event here: https://soundcloud.com/the_rsa/a-new-roadmap-for-eco-politics

    • 59 min
    A New Roadmap for Eco Politics?

    A New Roadmap for Eco Politics?

    Jonathan Bartley, co-Leader of the Green Party in England & Wales and Franziska Brantner, Alliance 90/The Greens MP discuss routes to placing climate change and sustainability front and centre of European political debate.

    This event was recorded live at the RSA on Thursday 23rd January 2020. Discover more about this event here: https://www.thersa.org/events/2020/01/a-new-roadmap-for-eco-politics

    • 1 hr 1 min

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